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Winners of Taiwan’s Climate Change Painting Competition announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE) announced the winners of the Climate Change Painting Competition on May 24, showcasing the works of students in Taiwan ...

Japan princess says lives lost in Ukraine breaks her heart

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Emperor Naruhito’s only daughter, Princess Aiko, said she is heartbroken by the loss of many lives in Ukraine during her first solo news conference Thursday as an adult royal mem...

2 New Taipei schools cancel in-person classes for 14 days over COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The New Taipei City Government on Sunday (Feb. 13) announced it will suspend in-person classes at two schools for 14 days after students tested positive for COVID. At a...

13-year-old becomes Taiwan’s youngest national table tennis team member

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thirteen-year-old junior high school student Kuo Kuan-hung (郭冠宏) dominated the recent tryouts for the 2022 Taiwan’s national table tennis team without dropping a gam...

Taiwanese prosecutors request probation for female teacher indicted for sex with minor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors recently indicted a 49-year-old teacher for having sex with a 13-year-old junior high school student twice in her home, but they asked the judges to sentence h...

Student in New Taipei’s Banqiao tests positive for COVID

Update: 05/14 03:10 p.m. The Central Epidemic Command Center has confirmed that a junior high school student in Banqiao District had tested positive for COVID-19 after he was reportedly displaying ...

Taiwanese teacher orders students to bark like dogs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A junior high school teacher in Chiayi County who allegedly punished tardy students by ordering them to bark like dogs has triggered a backlash from parents, causing the c...

Three men exonerated in 1983 murder file federal lawsuit

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three men who were wrongly imprisoned for more than 35 years each for a murder they did not commit filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against Baltimore police, saying authorities coerce...

Maryland board approves $8.7M for 3 wrongly imprisoned men

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland board voted Wednesday to pay a total of $8.7 million to three men who were wrongly imprisoned for more than 35 years each for a murder they did not commit. ...

Taiwan children's literature author advocates seeing world through earnest eyes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Famed author of children’s literature Weny Kuei (桂文亞) was invited as the guest on the latest episode of the I-Fun Learning website's Celebrity Interviews. I-F...

Malaysian director seeks to raise awareness of LGBT issues

When a society fails to pay attention to a tragedy it is more likely such tragedies will be repeated. It was that idea that inspired Malaysian director Lim Kean-hian (林峻賢) when he decided to focus ...

Parents upset students opened child-proof bottles at school

LELAND, Ill. (AP) — Parents of students at a northern Illinois elementary school are angry after an older student led an experiment that asked their children to open child-proof medicine bottles. ...

S. Koreans shun Japanese beer, travel, cars as disputes grow

BUNDANG, South Korea (AP) — When Lee Kyung Eon and her friend recently scrapped their plans to go to Japan for their summer vacation and paid $135 penalty for canceling plane tickets, they joined a gr...

Photo of the Day: 2 students tell Han to 'Finish your term'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the latest incident involving a student standing up to itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu, two students held up signs telling him to f...

Student poses with Kaohsiung mayor holding book titled 'Why I love to lie'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Yet another student has been seen mocking itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during a school graduation photo. On Monday (June 2...